Scores

Final

Lafayette 69

(3-1, 2-1 away)

N.J.I.T. 52

(1-2, 1-1 home)

    4:00 PM ET, November 21, 2009

    Fleisher Center, Newark, New Jersey

    1 2 T
    LAF 34 3569
    NJIT 34 1852

    Top Performers

    Lafayette: J. Mintz 19 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Blk

    N.J.I.T.: J. Wilson 18 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Stl

    Lafayette 69, N.J. Tech 52

    Associated Press

    NEWARK, N.J. -- Jared Mintz scored 19 points and Lafayette held New Jersey Tech to just eight points over the last 9:54 for a 69-52 win on Saturday.

    With the game tied at 34 at halftime, the Leopards (3-1) outscored the Highlanders 35-18 in the second half.

    Lafayette opened the second half on a 14-4 run and led 48-38 with 14:23 left in the game on a layup by Marek Koltun.

    New Jersey Tech (1-2) shot just 25 percent after halftime (7 of 28), including 0-for-7 from behind the 3-point arc.

    Chris Flores cut the deficit to 50-44 with 9:54 left, but the Highlanders couldn't get any closer.

    The Leopards shot 54.9 percent in the game (28 of 51) and had eight steals.

    Lafayette's Jim Mower had 14 points and four assists.

    Isaiah Wilkerson scored 11 points and had four assists and Sean McCarthy tallied 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Highlanders.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LAF
    NJIT
    Points 69 52
    FG Made-Attempted 28-51 (.549) 21-61 (.344)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-19 (.368) 3-17 (.176)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-12 (.500) 7-12 (.583)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 17 2

    2009-10 Season

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